Large New City Parks, Pay Raises, New Buses, New Police Cars and a New MTSU Building in the the Murfreesboro Budget?

The City of Murfreesboro has a plan in place for the 2014 fiscal year. That plans does not include a property tax increase which is one of the big questions listeners have been curious about after Smyrna raised their property taxes by nearly 20%. Some of the other key items include a 3.5% pay increase for full time city employees and a $1-million contribution to MTSU for their new $140-million Science Building.

Mayor Tommy Bragg

So what else does Murfreesboro have in store for the next couple of years? Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg told WGNS of one possible project…

 

Councilman Doug Young

While the budget may not be confirmed, some purchases are old news. For example, Murfreesboro will see new Rover busses soon. City Councilman Doug Young commented…

 

Vice Mayor Ron Washington

We are also told that some things will remain the same, things like Medical Center Parkway which lacks a shoulder on the side of the road to allow for emergency vehicles to pass. Vice Mayor Ron Washington told WGNS...

 

So far, the new budget has not been approved.

Hear the results of the past City Council Meeting that discussed the proposed City Council budget:

 

The council will meet at 7:00, Thursday night. 

See the Agenda HERE

Source:

Murfreesboro City Mayor Tommy Bragg
Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Ron Washington
Murfreesboro Councilman Doug Young

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